Wearing Their Hearts on Their Sleeves

April 18, 2016
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Beyond Beer
There are few things passionate beer drinkers won’t do for a great brew, but the most devout drinkers wear their hearts on their sleeves, literally, in the form of beer tattoos.

Lights, Camera, Beer!

April 1, 2016
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Local Beer Scene
Would you let a Hollywood director shoot a movie in your house? The idea might sound alluring, but letting a film crew take over a space can be incredibly disruptive. Shooting even a single scene for a big studio movie requires truckloads of cameras and dollies and wires and other...

Top 5 Hoppy Beers for Spring

March 7, 2016
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Beer & Food

Hop hop hooray! Celebrate the coming season with our top 5 hoppy beers for spring.

 

 

 

 

Sixpoint Hi-Res

Once their eyes were opened to the potential of the hop cone, the brewers at Sixpoint couldn’t be...

The Arrogant Bastard Hits the Road

February 22, 2016
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Brewer Highlight

American craft brewers are serious about making great beer, but they also know how to have some serious fun with the names and personas they create for their beers. Suspend your disbelief and read on as the Arrogant Bastard explains his separation from Stone Brewing Co.

Stone Brewing Co., the...

Top 10 Big Beers for Winter

February 21, 2016
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Beer & Food

Frosted windows, frozen SEPTA tracks and frigid temperatures… It looks like Old Man Winter has finally arrived in Philadelphia. When you’re feeling chilled to the bone, there’s nothing quite like sipping a hearty beer to warm you from the inside out. This season, cozy up and hunker down with one...

Are Lagers the Next Great Craft Beer Trend?

February 21, 2016
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Brewer Highlight

For Matt Brynildson, Firestone Walker’s award-winning Brewmaster, the answer is a resounding yes.

India pale ales (IPAs) and pale ales are the most asked for beers ordered across the bar. That trend shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. But brewers don’t just brew beers that sell well....

Size Matters

February 6, 2016
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Beer & Food
Roses are red, beer is brewed. Is your bottle big enough for two?

Cupid's Secret: Chocolate & Beer

January 6, 2016
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Beer & Food

Six packs need not strictly apply to bottles of beer. Chocolate truffles infused with craft beer might be the perfect aphrodisiac for your beer and chocolate-loving Valentine. They do come in packs of six and even 12, just like your favorite libation, courtesy of chocolatier and beer lover Justin Zaslow,...

Rick Chapman of Coronado Brewing Co. Gets Draughted

January 6, 2016
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Brewer Highlight

In 2014, Coronado received two prestigious and highly coveted industry awards – Champion Mid-size Brewery and Champion Brewmaster at the World Beer Cup in Denver. The brewery beat out thousands of others from around the globe. With all of the kudos bestowed upon Coronado, which will celebrate its 20th anniversary...

Tweak Tradition

December 18, 2015
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Beer & Food

Dessert served with beer is the best way to bid all a goodnight.

Magpie Artisan Pie Boutique on Philadelphia’s South Street is the perfect pit stop for one of-a-kind pies. This homey shop – it looks like it could be your grandmother’s kitchen – offers seasonal items made with fruits...

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